Margaret Potter (Gifford)

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Margaret Potter (Gifford)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dartmouth, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jeremiah Gifford and Mary Gifford
Wife of John Potter
Mother of Peace Potter; Mary Potter; Hepzibah Potter; Thomas Potter; John Potter and 3 others
Sister of Jonathan Gifford; Gideon Gifford; Sarah Gifford; Joseph Gifford; Elizabeth Soule and 7 others
Half sister of Jonathan Gifford

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About Margaret Potter (Gifford)

Naming patterns suggest that Margaret Gifford may have been a descendent of Pilgrim John Alden, however the known evidence does not bear this out and the Alden Family Kindred has no record of such a connection. She had a grandson with the name Alden Sherman, and two of her cousins had children with the given name Alden. However, her ancestry is documented through the Mayflower generation. It includes Pilgrims Francis Cooke and George Soule, but no Alden line. If an Alden connection is discovered, it will probably be through the descendents of William Pabodie and his wife Elizabeth Alden, daughter of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins. This Pabodie line lived at Little Compton, Rhode Island.

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Margaret Potter (Gifford)'s Timeline

1722
April 15, 1722
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1741
March 21, 1741
Age 18
1742
December 17, 1742
Age 20
Dartmouth, Bristol, MA
December 17, 1742
Age 20
1746
September 13, 1746
Age 24
Dartmouth, Bristol, MA
1748
July 25, 1748
Age 26
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Provine of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1750
January 16, 1750
Age 27
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1751
January 16, 1751
Age 28
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
1760
October 24, 1760
Age 38
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
October 24, 1760
Age 38